Is This the City’s First Chicken and Waffles Truck?

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Photo: Daniel Maurer

Rockaway Taco has yet to get its beachside coffee truck up and running, but heres this nearby. The hot-dog truck that was parked behind a chain-link fence at Beach 74th Street and Beach Channel Drive has been purchased by another hot-dog vendor but the new operator is taking things in a different direction. Hes opened the Waffle Shack, a self-declared Chicken & Ribs joint that specializes in (what else?) chicken and waffles. And a smoker perched in front of the truck lets you know this place means business about its ribs. Heres the menu the shack is open from 10 a.m. till 11 p.m. on weekdays and till 1 a.m. Friday through Sunday. Delivery is free with a $10 minimum.

Breakfast
Western omelet - $3.50
w/cheese - $4
Bacon, sausage, or salami egg and cheese - $3
Waffle - $4
Home fries - $1
Signature home fries (w/beef, summer sausage, or salami) -; $2
Fried chicken wings - $3
Butter roll - $1
2 Hash browns - $1
French toast -; $4

Breakfast Combos
Bacon, sausage, or salami with eggs, hash browns - $4.50
Waffle, eggs, bacon, or sausage w/home fries - $7
Chicken wings and waffles - $7
Butter roll with tea or coffee - $1.50

Lunch & Dinner
Fried chicken wings - $4
Signature shack cheesesteak sandwich - $4.50
Cheeseburger - $3.50
Grilled cheese sandwich - $2
BBQ ribs - $6
BBQ jerk chicken - $4
BBQ beef shish kababs - $3
Rib sandwich - $2.50
Fresh fried fish (whiting) - $4
Seasoned fries - $1.50
Grilled hot dog - $1
BLT - $3
Grilled chicken sandwich (50 cents for cheese) - $5

Lunch & Dinner Combos
Chicken wings and waffles - $7
Chicken wings and seasoned fries - $5
Cheese burger with seasoned fries and can soda (50 cents for bacon) - $5.50
Fresh fish (whiting) w/seasoned fries and can soda - $6
Signature shack cheesesteak sandwich with seasoned fries - $5.50
2 hot dogs with juice pouch (kid's meal) - $2.50
Grilled cheese sandwich, seasoned fries, juice pouch - $4
Chicken with fries and juice pouch - $4

The Waffle Shack Chicken & Ribs, Corner of Beach 74th St. and Beach Channel Drive; 718-600-4082